Pesticide Applicator Training & Testing Update


Click Here for an explanation of options available in Portage County

County Extension Offices are no longer selling the manuals.  All manual sales must be done through the UW PAT Program.

  • Manuals are $40 per book. Books are assigned to applicator, so each must have their own.

Where do I take the test?

Click Here to Register for  Portage County Training &/or Testing Dates

Not all County Extension Offices are giving the Test. To find one that is go to this website:
If you are unable to check online yourself, please contact the UW PAT Program
( – 608-262-7588) or your local County Extension Office to help.

What about training?
There will be training with tests provided in select counties in 2023. Find training dates in Portage County here:  There is also is free online training available register here:

UW-Madison Pesticide Applicator Training Office

Contact the PAT office for questions about getting training materials, signing up for live review sessions, or any questions or comments you have about our training material.
Phone: 608-262-7588

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP)

Contact DATCP for questions about certification, licensing, scheduling an exam, exam scores, or issues of pesticide regulations.

Phone: 608-224-4548
Website: Bureau of Agrichemical Management
Email: for questions regarding Pesticide Certification and Licensing